Day: August 14, 2011

British PM proposes social media ban for rioters

British Prime Minister David Cameron thinks he’s found some culprits to blame in the recent riots that have rocked London and other cities — Facebook and Twitter. Saying the “free flow of information” can sometimes be a problem, Cameron’s government has summoned those two social-networking sites, as well as Research […]

China’s not doing us a favor

Source: CNN Author: Fareed Zakaria What struck me this past week was China’s reaction to our credit downgrade. Its state-run media thundered that America needed to “cure its addiction” to debt. A Hong Kong newspaper widely read on the mainland ran a front page with a banner saying “The American […]

Muslims tackle looters and bigots

Source/Credit: Al Jazeera By Robert Lambert There is a lively debate taking place in the UK media between left and right wing commentators as to the causes of the English riots, in which hundreds of shops and businesses have been looted. However, both sides agree that the looting has been […]